Alright
oh!
Yeah
Alright

Hey
Why should anyone tell me how to wear my hair?
They say i should try to fit in
But I don't care

I'm living my life
just the way i like
They say i get a little too loud
try to push me in a box
over analyze
But I'm never gunna turn it down
they say stop but i say go

Don't tell me
What i gotta do
who i wanna be
its for me to choose
no wrong moves
cuz i just don't have the time

Don't tell me
what i gotta do
cuz its up to me
its not up to you
if i wanna go crazy
no one's gunna stop me tonight

oh no
yeah

hey
why should i bend into what i'm not?
they say someday i might get a real job
i'm not about to compromise who i am
just so i can bend right in
they wanna see a cardboard cutout
well that's a fight they just can't win

They say "Yes" and i say "NO"

Don't tell me
What i gotta do
who i wanna be
its for me to choose
no wrong moves
cuz i just don't have the time

Don't tell me
what i gotta do
cuz its up to me
its not up to you
if i wanna go crazy
no one's gunna stop me tonight

They can say what they like
I don't hear it all
its my life to live it
live it just the way i want
I'm never holding back
I'm done not standing out
They say "Never" and i say "Right now!"

Don't tell me
What i gotta do
who i wanna be
its for me to choose
no wrong moves
cuz i just don't have the time

Don't tell me
what i gotta do
cuz its up to me
its not up to you
if i wanna go crazy
no one's gunna stop me tonight

oh no
Don't tell me



Lyrics submitted by Breakingbenjaminfan


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    General Comment:i love this song! my fav. part is "they say 'yes' and i say 'no!'" its classic i think
    tokyo_loveron April 12, 2009   Link
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    General Comment:Love it! But is it 'no wrong moves cuz I just don't have the time' or 'no more rules cuz I just don't have the time'? I can't tell.
    ILoveParamore96on December 05, 2009   Link

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